MG 438 - Wesley Union A.M.E. Zion Church Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains the original handwritten petition to the Senate and House of Representatives by leaders of the black community concerning moving the "burial ground for colored persons" from the original parcel of ground as designated by John Harris. The petition has 21 signatures, but is not dated.

The collection also contains a brochure of the church and a program booklet of the 150th anniversary and dedication of the church at Fifth and Camp Streets, Harrisburg, 1966.

Date(s): Undated, 1966

Extent: 2 folders, 3 enclosures